CTV-Rogers taps Cimoroni and Millman for Olympic efforts

CTV-Rogers Media Consortium is gearing up for its coverage of the Vancouver 2010 and London
2012 Olympic Games, naming Dan Cimoroni as Vice-President, Business
Development and Nelson Millman as Executive Producer, Radio. Millman
will also continue to serve in his current role as Vice-President,
General Manager and Program Director of THE FAN 590/FAN Sports Radio
Network.
“Dan and Nelson
bring a combined 55 years of experience to our Olympic team. Both
boast impressive credentials as leaders in their respective fields and
have developed strong relationships within the sports and business
industries,” says Keith Pelley, President of the CTV-Rogers Media Consortium . “I have known both Dan and Nelson for years,
and their drive and expertise will contribute to the success of our
coverage of these Games.”
Reporting to Pelley
and effective immediately, Cimoroni is responsible for creating new
business opportunities for non-traditional media vehicles for both the
Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games and London 2012 Olympic Summer
Games. His efforts will focus on public venues with Olympic coverage
on big-screen TVs, closed circuit television networks , such as airlines and shopping malls, theatres and DVDs . Cimoroni will also develop incremental sales and promotional opportunities with new and existing clients.
With 20 years’
experience in the management, sponsorship, marketing and sales arenas,
Cimoroni’s extensive sports and entertainment background includes
principal roles with key industry leaders. Most recently, Cimoroni was
Vice-President, Sports and Management at Insight Sports Ltd., where he
worked on a wide range of projects including an Olympic strategy that
focused on athlete profiles/vignettes and the procurement of properties
for Olympic venues. In Cimoroni’s eight years as Vice-President at IMG
Golf, he helped shape the company’s position as a market leader through
a number of new golf properties while simultaneously contributing to
the company’s global golf efforts and representing Canada’s top golf
professionals, including Mike Weir and Stephen Ames. During his time at IMG, Cimoroni led
the

athlete representation group that included Olympic stars Curt Harnett,
Marnie McBean, Simon Whitfield, Cassie Campbell and Brian Stemmle . Prior to joining IMG, Cimoroni ran his own music management company in Toronto and Vancouver.
Also effective
today, Millman is responsible for the strategic development and
implementation of pre-Olympic and Olympic cross-platform audio content
for terrestrial radio, web and mobile for both the Vancouver 2010
Olympic Winter Games and London 2012 Olympic Summer Games. Millman
will also develop client-specific programming for official sponsors and
build a national network of terrestrial radio stations that will
deliver Olympic programming from coast to coast. He will report to
Rick Chisholm, Executive Vice-President of Broadcasting, for his
Olympic duties.
Millman has worked
in radio for 35 years. He is currently the Vice-President, General
Manager and Program Director at THE FAN 590/FAN Sports Radio Network,
which he helped launch in 1992. Millman has worked at THE FAN 590 for
the past 14 years and has been responsible for leading the station’s
programming strategy, including extensive coverage of the Olympic
Games. He will continue his duties at THE FAN 590 while working with
the CTV-Rogers Media Consortium. Throughout his impressive radio
career, Millman has held numerous positions, including on-air host,
music director and promotions director – always with a strong focus on
sports.